On the First Day of Parenting : Preparing to Survive the …

Hello and thank you for hopping over from Candyfloss and Dreams and welcome to the 1st day of #12DaysOfParenting.  Today’s sponsor is More2Explore  who are offering an Adventure Belt and the theme is Preparing To Survive The Holidays! My keyword to enter…

Useful Stocking Fillers Gift Guide

Every year I find that the last thing I think about when considering Christmas presents are the stockings! Each person in the family, both big and small, get a stocking – but it’s the one area I feel a bit…

The Fussy Men’s Gift Guide

We all have one in our lives.  Someone who pretty much has everything that they want or need. So when it comes to Christmas (or birthdays), it feels like an impossible task to find something that they might be pleased…

Personalised Gifts For The Whole Family : A Gift Guide

In recent years I’ve noticed that there are more and more personalised gifts on the market. Not that long ago, the best you could do was to name a star, or to have a message engraved onto a bracelet.  Lovely…

Gender Neutral! Have We Gone Too Far?

Before I start this post about the gender neutral debate I’d like to make it very clear that I fully believe that ALL children should be given the same opportunities. I want both my son and daughter to know that…

Educational Visits Tips + FREE Printable Checklist

One of the biggest worries for new teachers, and even for some experienced teachers, is the arranging of educational visits.  There are so many instances reported in the news of educational visits that go tragically wrong and this can, understandably,…

Premier League Writing Stars : Resilience and Writing!

Resilience and writing.  Two of the top words in education at the moment. As the Department for Education (DfE) said in the 2014 document ‘Mental health and behaviour in schools: Departmental advice for school staff.’ :  [ctt template=”12″ link=”eo4sx” via=”yes”…